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Bourbon County, KS

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Cherokee County, KS

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Crawford County, KS

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Barry County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Barton County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Cedar County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Dade County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Greene County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Jasper County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Lawrence County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

McDonald County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Newton County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

St Clair County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

Vernon County, MO

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FOR ALL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND
105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE DAYS OF AFTERNOON
HEAT INDEX VALUES ABOVE 100 DEGREES WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED
RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. YOUNG CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...
AND THOSE WITHOUT ACCESS TO AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
PARTICULARLY SUSCEPTIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

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